martin as "a suspicious person." zimmermann has not been charged. >>> and mitt romney arrived in puerto rico yesterday. tomorrow's primary there expected to be a close one with rick santorum who showed up earlier in the week. we will be talking more about the gop and hispanic voters later in the morning. >>> right now, however, i'm joined by elise jordan, former speechwriter for secretary of state condoleezza rice, nancy giles from cbs this morning, jody canter, author of the book, the obamas and spencer ackerman, senior reporter for wire and danger.com blog. thank you for being here. the war in afghanistan began on october 7, 2001 that is to say it has been ongoing for 11 years, five months and ten days, outlasted both the iraq war and osama bin laden, who was, of course the reason we went into afghanistan in the first place and this week was a stark reminder that not only is it not over but it is not even going particularly well. on sunday, an american soldier, staff sergeant robert bales was accused of going on a shooting spree and massacring 16 afghanistan civilians in their homes.